Avoid baggage fees: No Baggage travel how to pack light and look fabulous

Avoid baggage fees: No Baggage travel how to pack light and look fabulous

Women of the world, listen up! 

We all know the struggle of packing for a trip, deciding what to bring and what to leave behind. But what if we told you that you could say goodbye to lugging around that oversized suitcase and "hello" to traveling without any baggage at all?

Yes, you read that right. No baggage.

Now, I know what you're thinking: "Is this some kind of joke?"

As a well seasoned traveler, I avoid checking baggage unless I am carrying promotional materials or going on long term travel or relocation. The hassle and cost of checked luggage is motivating to learn how to pack with minimal baggage. 

There is nothing worse than arriving at your vacation destination without any luggage, and wasting your relaxation time at the airport baggage claims. Airline lost baggage is at an all time high, with 26 million pieces of luggage lost, delayed or damaged in 2022. 

Checked baggage fees have become the norm and more travelers are choosing more adventurous and multi-destination travel. Travelers are looking for lightweight, quick drying and versatile clothing for their travel wardrobes. In this new era, those who are able to travel light, are rewarded by cheap flights and hassle free travel. No baggage travel is becoming increasingly popular, with more and more women opting to explore the world with just the essentials on their back.

Besides having more money in your pockets, and less weight on your shoulders, here are three reasons you should kick your baggage (emotional and physical) to the curb.

Liberation and Freedom

No baggage travel connotes freedom and liberation from the burden of materialism and the societal pressure to accumulate possessions.

It's a minimalist approach to travel that encourages individuals to focus on experiences rather than material possessions, emphasizing the joys of being present in the moment and embracing the uncertainties of travel.

By traveling with no baggage, one experiences the ultimate in flexibility and mobility, since there’s no need to wait for the luggage carousel or worrying about bags getting misplaced (ask me about that one time I forgot my luggage at the airport).

Without the physical weight of baggage to drag them down, travelers can concentrate on exploring their surroundings, meet new people, and savor new cultures. Plus anything that you truly need you will be able to purchase along the way.

Sustainability and Eco-Friendliness

When you choose to have less clothing and possessions you tend to purchase those of higher quality that will last longer. Those that are dedicated to the traveling lifestyle invest in high quality gear that will sustain them in their various adventures.

Traveling with no baggage is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional modes of travel. Lighter packing means less resources required to transport people and fewer bags result in less waste, from the packaging to the fuel used for airplane transportation.

Additionally, traveling with no baggage can enable individuals to embrace local culture and purchase items from small local vendors, which can support the local economy and promote sustainable tourism. Also

Practical and Budget-Friendly

You ever wonder who are those people that pick up their passport and go to the airport on a last minute flight. Me. I’m that person, and that is because when you learn to travel light you have the option of getting great last minute details.

Traveling with no baggage is a practical and budget-friendly approach to travel, particularly for those who are budget-conscious or backpacking. By reducing the weight of luggage, travelers can often avoid checked baggage fees, and they can select budget airlines and more affordable transportation modes that might not have enough storage for large suitcases. Travelers can also save time with no baggage since they will not need to check in bags or wait to pick them up after a flight.

When you travel without baggage you:

  1. Avoid dreaded check-in line ups
  2. Enjoy price discounts
  3. Priority boarding
  4. No customs hassle
  5. No baggage delays
  6. More flexibility


It's a chance to pack lightly and start on a journey, not just to a new destination, but to a new way of looking at the world.

Who knows, you just might find that with less baggage, you have more space to fill with memories, experiences, and the joy of discovery. It's a brave new world out there, so why not make plans to travel with no baggage and experience life's many adventures?

Ultimately, if it comes down to choosing between a backpack and a 20 Euro flight to Ibiza. There is nothing that important that cant be replace and let’s be honest-who needs clothes when you are going to Ibiza. Olé

To enjoy the no baggage experience we recommend the following pieces for your ultimate baggage free vacation:

  1. Luxurious leggings: these leggings defy the rule of “no athletic wear at the airport”. The beautiful floral prints and the 4 way compression materials make them look more like stylish fitted pants than lounge wear. You’ll stylishly slide into executive class with these leggings. Wear these leggings for walks, hikes, exercise, shopping and outdoor excursions. The added invisible pocket in the back, will keep your phone safe and secure from pick pockets. 
  2. Rash guard or crop top: choose one of the long sleeve rash guards or crop tops to match your leggings. Keep yourself warm on the plane, while being cool and comfortable and sun protected when you land in paradise. With quick dry technology, you will be able to hit the surf day after day with the same shirt. 
  3. Two piece swim suit: Find the best style for your body and mix and match pieces with your rash guard, shorts, jeans, skirt or wrap for unlimited looks. 
  4. Racer back logo tank: This is the ultimate tank top, pair with your leggings, over your bikini, wear it to the beach, to yoga, shopping, lounging, clubbing, the possibilities are endless
  5. Sublime dress: in a variety of patterns this is the perfect little black dress, wear it pool side, to dinner, out dancing and it will even hold up for a swim. 

When you choose to travel with less, you open yourself up to experiencing more!

Find your perfect travel look for your next vacation and enjoy 15% off your first purchase using the code HELLO15. 

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